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2014-08-14 08:35:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,651.80, up 0.55% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,434.13, up 1.02%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.67% higher at 1,946.72. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors finished on a positive note. The S&P 500...

2014-08-14 08:33:51

HSINCHU, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, today announced entry into a Share Purchase Agreement ("SPA") for repurchase of 1,000,000 shares or 3.3% ownership of outstanding shares of ChipMOS held by Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. ("SPIL"). The SPA is for the repurchase transaction disclosed in the...

2014-08-14 08:31:59

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (NASDAQCM: VPCO; "Vapor", the "Company"), a leading U.S. based electronic cigarette and vaporizer company whose brands include Krave®, VaporX®, Hookah Stix®, Alternacig®, and Fifty-One®, today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. Recent Company Highlights: -- Entered into an asset purchase agreement, as amended, to acquire International Vapor Group,...

2014-08-14 08:27:08

Reveals the Latest Trends in Shareholder Activism NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Activist Insight, the most comprehensive information source on activist investments worldwide and publisher of Activism Monthly, announced today the publication of its Half-Year Review 2014, in association with Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP's Equity Investment & Activist Practice. Released today, the Half-Year Review reveals the latest trends in shareholder activism as well as many telling statistics...

2014-08-14 08:25:38

Every financial tool or strategy needed, to insure your financial freedom, is available, right now, with the new Infinite Banking 101 mobile application. SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Paradigm Life, the leading expert in the Infinite Banking Concept (IBC), is making it easy to own financial freedom! Every financial tool or strategy needed, to insure a financial future, is available, right now, with the new Infinite Banking 101 mobile application. It can be...

2014-08-14 08:22:24

CALGARY, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) announced today that it will proceed with the share consolidation as proposed in the Management Proxy Circular and approved at the Company's special meeting of shareholders on Wednesday August 13, 2014. Shareholders holding 51% of the Company's outstanding common shares attended the meeting in person or by proxy and 82% of the votes cast were in favour of the resolution. The Company's Board of Directors...

2014-08-14 00:20:41

LONDON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, covering the period April - June 2014, shows that global gold demand continues to demonstrate a return to long-term trends after an exceptional year in 2013. Total global gold demand in Q2 stood at 964 tonnes (t), 16% lower than the same period last year, as consumers and investors pulled back and consolidated their activity. Global jewellery demand, which represents more than half of total global...

2014-08-13 23:06:59

Nomedicallifeinsurance.us Announces a New Blog Post, “No Exam Life Insurance for Obesity - 5 Tips to Find Lower Rates!” (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Nomedicallifeinsurance.us has released a new blog post announcing that clients can now compare free online life insurance quotes to find cheap obesity underwriting. Clients who are considered obese by medical standards can now find affordable life insurance. Customers should not be put off by their weight when purchasing life insurance....

2014-08-13 23:04:08

End-to-end payments processor hires industry veteran to enhance technology product offering. Austin, TEXAS (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 SecureNet announced today that Jerry Bartlett, former senior vice president and chief development officer for First Data Corp., has been named chief technology officer. “Jerry’s years of experience in the technology and payments arenas are a welcome addition to our team,” said Brent Warrington, CEO at SecureNet. “I am confident his deep understanding...

2014-08-13 23:04:06

NXP senior management shares their vision for NXP and what Secure Connections for a Smarter World means to them in this new video. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The electronics industry is being driven by 4 key mega trends that are shaping our society: Energy Efficiency, Connected Devices, Security and Health. To connect to these trends, NXP designs and manufactures High-Performance Mixed-Signal Solutions that enable Secure Connections for a Smarter World. Watch the new NXP company video...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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